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The Transcontinental Railroad transports good to far places.
The Transcontinental Railroad would connect the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and was built by two companies: the Union Pacific and Central Pacific.
The Railroad went from 35,000 miles to about 190,000 miles of track!
Thats a lot of track!
Railroads transported mined goods to factories, ports and markets.
The Central Pacific can hire the Chinese for labor!
The two tracks met at Promontory Point, Utah on May 10, 1869!